Halloween has finally arrived and it’s time for some “double, double toil and trouble,” especially since many of us are making up for the lack of a holiday last year. That’s why we’ve put together a list of six spooky good cocktails that are sure to get the party started.
Whether you’re into vodka, tequila, rum, or wine, these Halloween cocktails are sure to make this year’s celebration the best yet. So without further ado, here are the six mixed drinks…
EFFEN Blood Orange Crush
- 1 part EFFEN Blood Orange Vodka
- 1 Medium-sized orange cut into halves
- 1 part DeKuyper Triple Sec
- Splash of Lemon Lime Soda
Hand crush orange halves into glass of vodka. Fill glass with ice to the top and add the remaining ingredients – triple sec and lemon lime soda – to the glass. Garnish with an orange wedge.
Hornitos Black Cauldron
- 1.5 parts Hornitos Black Barrel Tequila
- ¾ part fresh lemon juice
- ¼ part agave syrup
- ¼ part sage simple syrup
- 2 dashes angostura bitters
- 1 capsule activated charcoal
Directions: In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine ingredients. Shake vigorously. Strain into a coupe or martini glass and garnish with a lemon slice.
- 1 ½ oz BACARDÍ Spiced
- 1 oz Reàl-Coco
- 1 oz Pineapple Juice
- 3 Frozen Blackberries
- 1-3 Dashes Bittermens Hellfire Shrub
- 1 Dash Cholula Hot Sauce
- ½ cup Ice
- Blackberries and pineapple fronds as garnish
Add all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth and pour into a Collins, highball, or hurricane glass. Alternatively, shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a glass filled with crushed or pebble ice. Garnish with three blackberries on a cocktail pick and three pineapple fronds.
Santa Teresa 1796 Coffee Old Fashioned
- 2 oz SANTA TERESA 1796 Rum
- ½ oz Demerara Syrup
- 4 dashes Coffee Bitters
- 1 Orange Peel for garnish
Build all ingredients in a mixing glass. Stir with ice for 20 seconds. Strain into rocks glass over a large ice cube. Add orange peel into the drink for garnish.
Apothic Sour Pour Over
- 1 bottle – Apothic Red
- 2oz. Bourbon
- 1oz. Lemon juice
- 1oz. simple syrup
- Lemon peel or Amarena dark cherries (optional garnishes)
Combine 2 ounces bourbon, 1 ounce lemon juice, and 1 ounce simple syrup into cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake until cold and strain into glass over rocks. Float ½ ounce Apothic Red over back of bar spoon onto the sour’s surface. Garnish with lemon peel and an Amarena dark cherry to really take it over the top.
- 3 oz. Spa Girl Cocktails Cucumber Vodka
- 1 oz. Domaine de Canton Liqueur (or ginger simple syrup)
- Juice of 1 lemon
- Raspberry puree
- 1 Lychee
- 1 Blackberry
Pour Spa Girl Cocktails Cucumber Vodka, Domaine de Cantone Liqueur, and juice of one lemon into a glass and stir. Add raspberry puree to the inside edge of the glass with a spoon or syringe. Place a blackberry inside a lychee (cut the blackberry in half if needed) for the eyeball and garnish.